Linked by David Adams on Thu 30th Jun 2011 15:55 UTC, submitted by Jennimc
Apple Newly published results show Apple's newly adopted Thunderbolt technology blows FireWire 800 out of the water with data transfer speeds to an external RAID system at 700MB/s.
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Where's eSATA?
by CodeMonkey on Thu 30th Jun 2011 16:47 UTC
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The comparison they test is Thunderbolt vs USB 2.0 vs FireWire 800. If we're talking an external RAID array then I would argue that neither USB 2.0 nor FireWire 800 are appropriate interfaces. I'd be much more interested in seeing comparisons between Thunderbolt vs USB 3.0 vs eSATA, both of which would be more reasonable interfaces to an external RAID box.

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